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Intellectual Property Transactions and Due Diligence

Rimon’s IP lawyers don’t just write patent applications and work on patent lawsuits.  Rimon’s IP lawyers have conducted due diligence on IP assets of all types – patents, trademarks, and copyrights – and have provided advice and counsel to clients about IP assets in major IPOs and M&A transactions for decades.  Our clients have been underwriters, equity investors, and acquirers of technology-focused businesses.  Our experience covers diverse technologies for clients large and small in areas such as e-commerce, industrial products, software, and consumer products.

Our lawyers have conducted and supervised due diligence and provided advice and counseling on the intellectual property aspects of various transactions including the following matters for the following clients:

  • Morgan Stanley Dean Witter (as an underwriter) in the priceline.com IPO
  • Credit Suisse First Boston regarding a possible equity investment in a secret project later commercialized as “Segway,” a self-balancing motorized vehicle
  • Fortune 500 food products company regarding monetization of a famous trademark on breakfast cereal
  • DLJ Merchant Banking regarding monetization of a world-famous trademark on a material for countertops
  • Fortune 150 company regarding possible acquisition of a manufacturer of gas regulators
  • DLJ Merchant Banking regarding a possible equity investment in a government contractor that manufactures electronic warfare systems
  • Credit Suisse First Boston regarding a possible equity investment in a biotechnology company with patent applications relating to post-transcriptional control of gene expression
  • DLJ Merchant Banking regarding a possible equity investment in a software company providing cell phone billing systems
  • Fortune 150 company regarding possible acquisition of a manufacturer of alternators
  • Fortune 50 company regarding possible acquisition of a computer software company
  • Fortune 150 company regarding possible acquisition of a manufacturer of fiber optic connectors
  • Jabil Circuit, Inc. regarding possible acquisition of a manufacturer of printed circuit boards
  • USA Networks, Inc. regarding potential acquisition of patents on systems for managing remote agents for call centers

Rimon Attorneys With Expertise in Intellectual Property Transactions and Due Diligence Include: